Leadership

Board of Directors

Nicole Sterling

Nicole Sterling

President (2022-2023)

Director of Marketing & Communications
RSW Accounting + Consulting

Nicole is the Director of Marketing & Communications for RSW Accounting + Consulting in Montréal, Quebec Canada. As a marketing professional with international marketing experience, she has knowledge in private, corporate, agency, non-profit and association settings. Nicole has assisted companies and associations with marketing, communications, and business development activities for over 25 years.

Katie Butler Cohodes

Katie Butler Cohodes

Past President (2022-2023)

Marketing Manager
Armanino LLP

Katie Cohodes breathes innovation into each marketing project she develops. Clever and passionate, Katie excels at strategic planning, brand management, and marketing education.

Courtney Kiss

Courtney Kiss

President-Elect (2022-2023)

Chief Growth & Development Officer
Johnson Lambert LLP

Courtney Kiss serves as Chief Growth & Development Officer for Johnson Lambert LLP, where she is responsible for strategic initiatives that align the growth of the firm's business with the growth and development of its professionals. Passionate about organizational culture, continuous innovation and evolution, and professional development, she works to heighten the experience of the firm's brand for both employees and clients.

Nicola Fleming

Nicola Fleming

Vice President (2022-2023)

Director of Marketing
Perkins & Co

With over a decade of marketing experience, Nicola runs the marketing operations for Portland, Oregon’s largest locally owned accounting firm, Perkins & Co. Nicola works alongside her team to keep Perkins thriving in a dynamic market with stiff competition. Leading with a focus on collaboration and communication, Nicola directs the firm’s marketing strategy to keep Perkins relevant and successful.

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Crystal Mapp

Secretary (2022-2024)

Lead Marketing Account Manager
Wipfli LLP

As a lead marketing account manager, Crystal develops strategic marketing plans to support the growth goals of assigned industry groups at Wipfli LLP, a top 20 firm. With more than 18 years of professional experience, including nearly 15 years in accounting marketing, she previously worked on the national marketing team of a top 10 firm and as the marketing director of a local firm in Southwest Missouri.

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Edward Warren

Treasurer (2021-2023)

Partner Development Manager
Sage Intacct Account’s Program (SIAP)

Ed Warren is a Partner Development Manager for Sage Intacct. An experiences sales and marketing executive, Ed has over 30 years of sales and marketing experience as both an individual producer and a leader.  Prior to joining Sage Intacct, Ed work for Dinamis, a provider of outsourcing support to bookkeeping, client accounting services (CAS) firms, and CPA firms.  He also worked as an independent consulting help small and mid-sized CAS firms source new business.

Jennifer Cantero

Jennifer Cantero

Member-at-Large

Director of the Sensiba Center for Sustainability
Sensiba San Filippo LLP

Jennifer Cantero brings more than 20 years of business and marketing experience to her role as the leader for the Sensiba Center for Sustainability at Sensiba San Filippo. She leads the firm’s core sustainability efforts as well as consults with small to medium size business clients assisting with their sustainability strategy.

Greg Cole

Greg Cole

Member-at-Large

Chief Marketing Officer
FORVIS

Greg has more than 15 years of experience operating his own business, where he facilitated large events and ensured guest satisfaction, before joining the firm in 2003. He also has experience in human resource management, recruiting, marketing, training, and organizational development, and has been published in several industry publications.

Cheryl Foster

Cheryl Foster

Member-at-Large

Director of Marketing and Practice Growth
HCVT

Cheryl is the Managing Director of Marketing and Practice Growth for HCVT where she leads the development and implementation the firm’s practice growth strategy. A key advisor to the partnership and other key team members, Cheryl and her team are an integral part of helping the firm realize its vision and achieve its strategic goals.

Jessica Hekmatjah

Jessica Hekmatjah

Member-at-Large

Chief Marketing Officer
BPM LLP

In her role, Jessica and her talented team collaborate with leadership to drive growth opportunities for the Firm. While she has significant experience in marketing and business development, she is particularly focused on driving the Firm’s go-to-market approach, operating strategy and client experience programs.

Ralph MacNamara

Ralph MacNamara

Member-at-Large

Principal – Business Development
Kaufman Rossin

Ralph MacNamara leads Kaufman Rossin’s business development department and is responsible for driving growth strategies for all service lines and industry teams. He was named Business Development Principal in 2017 and oversees all new client and cross-sell initiatives, sales operations, proposal team, sales training and events team.

Laura Metz

Laura Metz

Member-at-Large

Manager, Demand Generation
Armanino LLP

Laura Metz is a marketing professional with over ten years' experience in the professional services industry, working with accounting firms for the past eight. She focuses on the "people" element of tax, audit and accounting, telling the stories that should be told in a way that people want to hear it.

Rady Mowat

Randy Mowat

Member-at-Large

Partner, SVP Marketing
MNP LLP

Randy Mowat is a Partner and the Senior Vice President of Marketing at MNP LLP.
MNP is one of the largest national accounting, consulting, and tax firms in Canada. Through it’s 126 office locations, 900 Partners and over 6,000 team members, MNP provides a full spectrum of professional services to private, public, and not for profit organizations who operate in the mid and upper market.

Chris O'Day

Chris O'Day

Member-at-Large

Director of Marketing
LGA, LLP

Christopher O'Day is the Director of Marketing at LGA, LLP a full-service Certified Public Accounting and Business Advisory firm with offices in Woburn, MA, Chestnut Hill, MA, and Salem, NH. LGA specializes in tailoring services to suit the needs of closely-held businesses, entrepreneurs, high-net-worth individuals, and non-profit organizations.

Brunella Reid

Brunella Reid

Member-at-Large

Director of Marketing
Moore Colson CPAs and Advisors

Brunella Reid is the Director of Marketing at Moore Colson. Brunella has over 20 years of experience including 15+ years in a marketing leadership role. Brunella’s specialty is elevating a brand and modernizing the marketing function at the corporate level. Brunella also has experience defining marketing strategies, developing content frameworks, and strengthening social media presence with a focus on the financial services, healthcare, and international trade/logistics industries.

Gabe Tevrizian

Gabe Tevrizian

Member-at-Large

Director of Marketing
REDW LLC

Gabe Tevrizian is the Director of Marketing for REDW LLC. He is a growth-minded marketing and business development executive with more than two decades of B2B and professional services experience. He drives business results through effective brand management, demand generation and client experience programs while maximizing the firm’s go-to-market growth strategies.

Mary Yanocha

Mary Yanocha

Member-at-Large

Chief Marketing Officer
Global Tax Management

As Chief Marketing Officer at Global Tax Management, Mary leads the strategic development and operational execution of the firm’s corporate marketing initiatives to drive growth for GTM. She actively partners with firm leadership, regional office leaders, and all service lines to create a unified GTM voice and brand presence.

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Rhonda Clark

Rhonda Clark

Executive Director

In 2018, Rhonda joined AAM as the Association Manger managing the day-to-day operations, finances, coordinating key initiatives and the work of staff. Named the Executive Director in 2021, she works closely with the Board of Directors on strategic direction and fulfilling AAM’s mission.

Rhonda has 10 years of experience is association and non-profit management, as well as 20 plus years’ experience in marketing, public relations, business development and event management. She has worked in a number of industries, including government, legal, healthcare and environmental.